Tag Archives: Skirmishes

R.U.S.E

Ruse is marketed as a new breed of WWII RTS. One that lets you carefully mull over your orders on a huge tactical board before deploying devious strategies to trick and confuse your opponents. This, unfortunately, is a ruse in itself (sigh – ed). Throughout the Campaign and few skirmishes I’ve played, Ruse has yet to surprise, or indeed impress with anything new. In fact, it feels rather familiar. The campaign, to start, is a normal RTS campaign. You play as Joe – a complete dickhead of a commander coming through the ranks who seems to go out of his…

Company of Heroes

Craig: So, because we are so god damn on trend again we’ve been playing Company of Heroes, which is what, 2 years old now? Paul: Something like that. But with sales and stuff on recently, these games get refreshed in our collective consciousness. So… we’re justified in our unforgivable finger-off-the-pulseness. Craig: Yeah but I’ve had this in a boxed copy for…years. And on steam since Christmas. Ed: It’s actually 4 years old. Current! Craig: 4 years? Fucking Christ. That’s yet another game of 2006 then, which was the best year ever for games. But anyway. Paul: So, why are we…